St. Brendan the Navigator Roman Catholic Church at 5101 Ocean Highway West in Shallotte is having its first Italian Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
Highlights include authentic Italian food, including sausage and peppers, pizza, pasta, meatballs, sandwiches and Italian bread. For dessert, there will be zeppoles (fried dough) and ice cream.
Drinks include sodas, water, beer and wine.
“Fun for adults” activities include a 50/50, silent auction, bocce, crafts and roulette wheel.